Effects of Maternal Empowerment Program on Maternal Self-Efficacy and Maternal Milk Supply for Premature Infants

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Chailai Pangern
Thasa Chaiwanwut
Thananporn Treebutdee
Nattiraporn Poolperm
Niparat Phomsuwan
Kamoltida Loabutsa

Abstract

Objectives: This research was to study the effects 0f a maternal empowerment program on maternal self-efficacy and maternal milk supply for premature infants.


Design: Quasi-experimental research


Methods: The subjects consisted of 30 maternal with preterm who were admitted into the department of pediatric 1-2 at Sumprasithiprasong Hospital Ubon Ratchathani. The research instruments were: the breastfeeding self-efficacy questionnaire of maternal with preterm infants and the breastfeeding empowerment program on maternal with preterm infants. Cronbach’s alpha coefficiency score of .92, .92. Data were statistically including frequencies, percentages, standard deviations, and pair t-test


Results: Breastfeeding empowerment program on mother with premature infants help mother improving self-efficacy and maternal milk supply for premature infants milk supply after the received program were a significantly higher level of empowerment (p<.05)


Conclusion: These findings indicate that the empowerment program on maternal with preterm infants in the department of pediatric 1-2 at Sumprasithiprasong Hospital Ubon Ratchathani increases breastfeeding on maternal with preterm infants.

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